Month: August 2020

Solar Contract Negotiation Update

Negotiations between Local 389 and Solar Turbines began Monday, 8/24. Due to the Covid-19 crisis, negotiations are being conducted virtually. This keeps all parties safe, but creates some challenges as well. These challenges contributed to a slow start, but now that both parties know what to expect, things are moving much more smoothly. Lodge Communicator […]

Maine IAM Local S6 Members Vote to Ratify Contract at Bath Iron Works, Bringing Successful End to Largest Strike in United States

BATH, Maine, Aug. 23, 2020 – More than 4,300 IAM Local S6 members at Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, have voted 87 percent to ratify a three-year collective bargaining agreement at the Maine shipbuilding company. IAM Local S6 members, who build destroyers for the U.S. Navy, will return to work beginning with third […]

Join the Fight to Save the USPS

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is an institution even older than our country. The USPS is an independent agency of the federal government, with roots tracing back to 1775. It employs over 600,000 essential workers, including 97,000 veterans, and delivers 48 percent of the world’s mail. Recently, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has been overseeing the […]

IAM Files for Representation Election for Over 500 Republic Airways Aircraft Maintenance Technicians

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today filed an application for a representation election at the National Mediation Board (NMB) in Washington D.C. The filing comes after approximately a 10-month campaign, spearheaded by over 500 Republic Airways mechanic and related employees across the country, to gain IAM representation. Republic mechanics last year […]

Tell Your Senators the HEALS Act Hurts Working Families

The GOP has released the details of their latest COVID-19 relief legislation named the “HEALS Act.” The proposed legislation not only cuts unemployment benefits to the 20 to 30 million Americans who are currently out of work, but falls short in just about every area of concern for working families. CALL YOUR SENATOR NOW 866-829-3298 […]